“So like to fall in love with new music, especially when it takes you to another time & place and nudges your creativity to come out and play. Boondock Hippy is a vibe and an essence that is filled with the brightness of summer and should be allowed to wash all over you.”
“I REALLY like these guys....You've got to
check them out!"
"You've got to get on this train. This is an artist that people need to watch out for!"
The Boondock Hippy are a foot stomping blues/folk outfit from The Shetland Isles(currently residing in London), and comprises of 8 members:
Steve Keenlyside aka The Boondock Hippy on Acoustic guitar & Vocals, Jimmy Harris on Piano/Mandolin, Andy Mcsweeney on Bass guitar, Dan Szymczak on drums, Abhs Joshi on percussion, Rich Wassall on trombone,Rex Pearson on lead guitar and multi award winning fiddle player Kevin Henderson.
The latest album SUNRISE was released on Oct 5th 2015 on ITunes & the EP "Highway 95" is due to be released on the 1st of July 2016.
The band's latest music video "Makin Tracks" was also recently aired on Channel 4-Sunday Brunch.
The Boondock Hippy have been extensively playlisted on BBC radio Scotland/BBC Radio 2/XFM and Northsound FM,amongst many other FM stations.